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New Year’s Day Celebrations

With that special moment, the dawning of a new year, all the differences that work to divide people fade into the background. There is a mutual joy to embrace this progression of time with promises of a better tomorrow. Elaborate customs, vibrant colors and exotic…
MasterWord
January 3, 2012
Interpreting

Advanced Memory and Note Taking Workshop

These two skills are critical for consecutive interpreters, particularly in the health care setting. This workshop uses proven techniques that dramatically increase the quality and quantity of information an interpreter can process. A detailed look into why and how certain memory techniques work well for…
MasterWord
December 15, 2011
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A Lesson in Medical Liability

Colorado Springs, Colorado January 2007. Two-month-old Luzdeestrella Flores-Rios is checked into Memorial Hospital for a surgery to remove her left kidney. The child’s parents who speak little to no English seemingly consented to the surgery by communicating with the doctor through the couple’s older daughter…
MasterWord
December 5, 2011